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County Budget Committee Meeting

Jan 17, 2017
6:00 p.m.

There will be a Budget Committee meeting of the DeKalb County Commission on Tuesday January 17th at 6:00 p.m. in the downstairs courtroom of the DeKalb County courthouse.

DeKalb West School January Events

Jan 12, 2017

DeKalb West School January Events

Jan. 12th Home Basketball Game 6:00

Jan. 16th No School

Jan. 17th Home Basketball Game 6:00 8th Grade Night

Jan. 19th Away Basketball Game @ Forks River

Jan. 19th Read Night 3-5

4-H Sewing Club

Feb 6, 2017
3:00 p.m.
UT Extension Office

Are you a 4th—12th grader who likes to sew or wants to learn how?

WHAT: 4-H Sewing Club

WHEN:1st Monday of each month February—May. First meeting is February 6, 3:00 p.m.—4:45 p.m.

WHERE:UT Extension Office, 722 S. Congress Blvd. Smithville (in new County Complex Bldg.)

COST: $60 for all 4 months to cover cost of supplies. Sign up by February 1. Call 615-597-4945 for more information.

**Limited to first 10 who sign up*** If you have a portable sewing machine you can bring with you each month, please let us know. We are a little limited on machines.

DeKalb County GOP Announces County Convention

Jan 28, 2017
9:00 a.m.

The DeKalb County Republican Party will be hosting a County Convention on Saturday, January 28, 2017, at 9AM for the purpose of selecting the Officers of the Dekalb County GOP. Positions include Chair, Vice-Chair, Secretary, Treasurer, and Vice-Treasurer. The Convention will be held in the County Commission Room at the DeKalb County Courthouse. All Republicans are invited to attend this Convention to select the officers that will represent the county party for the next 2 years. Interested candidates can contact current Republican Party Chair Mingy Bryant at 615-597-2600 or current Vice Chair Clint Hall at 931-201-6962. For more information, go to our Facebook Page at Dekalb County Republican Party.

DCHS Tigers vs Trousdale County Game Rescheduled

Jan 26, 2017
5:30 p.m.

The DCHS Tigers vs Trousdale County game, which was cancelled Thursday night, January 5 will be played on Thursday, January 26 at 5:30 p.m. That's the boys game only. The girls game has already been played.

DeKalb 4-H New Project Groups

Jan 17, 2017

DeKalb County 4-H will be starting 3 new project groups soon! All three are free to join and open to 4th-8th graders. They will meet once a month from January-May. The first meetings will be:

Gardening Club: January 17th from 3:15-4:15 p.m.

Livestock Club: January 19th from 5:00-6:00 p.m.

Healthy 4-Life Club: January 23rd from 3:15-4:15 p.m.

Call 615-597-4945 for more information and to register

Smithville Elementary Upcoming Events for January 2016

Jan 16, 2017
Smithville Elementary School

Smithville Elementary Upcoming Events for January 2016

Monday, January 16, 2017
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day- No School

Wednesday, January 18, 2017
3:00pm – 6:00pm Family Reading Night (held in the SES library)

Thursday, January 19, 2017
3:00pm – 6:00pm Family Reading Night (held in the SES library)

Tuesday, January 24, 2017
7:00am In School Banking

Wednesday, January 25, 2017
3:00pm – 6:00pm Family Reading Night (held in the SES library)

Thursday, January 26, 2017
3:00pm – 6:00pm Family Reading Night (held in the SES library)

DCHS Basketball Schedule

Jan 17, 2017
2:00 p.m.

DCHS Basketball Schedule

Tuesday, January 17: Macon County (Lafayette): 6:00 p.m.
Friday, January 20: Central Magnet (Murfreesboro): 6:00 p.m.

Tuesday, January 24: York Institute (Jamestown): 6:00 p.m.
Friday, January 27: Cannon County: (Woodbury): 6:00 p.m.

Tuesday, January 31: Livingston Academy: (Smithville): 6:00 p.m.
Friday, February 3: Upperman: (Baxter): 6:00 p.m.
Saturday, February 4: Gordonsville: (Gordonsville): 6:00 p.m.

Monday, February 6: Smith County: (Smithville): 6:00 p.m.
Thursday, February 9: Macon County: (Smithville): 6:00 p.m.

UCHRA Announces Commodities Re-certification

Jan 10, 2017

The Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency would like to remind those who receive assistance through the Temporary Emergency Food Assistance Program, known as Commodities; it is time for recertification of their commodities card. With 2017 deliveries right around the corner, it is very important for recipients to recertify their commodity card with their local county offices prior to the first pick-up date.

Recertification date starts January 10th. First Distribution is February 9th.

If you think you or someone you know qualifies for this program, please contact the UCHRA office in your county for more information.
The UCHRA County telephone: DeKalb County 615-597-4504.

The Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, sex, color, national origin, religion, or disability in admission to, access to, or operations of its programs, services or activities.

Advanced Master Beef Producer Planned

Feb 2, 2017
9:00 a.m.
DeKalb County Complex

Cannon, DeKalb, and Warren County Extension will be offering Advanced Master Beef Producers’ (AMBP) classes for those who participated in the original or advanced classes or for newcomers who wish to participate in the Tennessee Ag Enhancement Program (TAEP) cost-share in the future. This program is also an excellent opportunity for those that wish to learn more about raising beef cattle.

The classes will begin on Thursday, February 2 and will meet each Thursday through March 2. We will be offering morning classes in the DeKalb Community Complex Building starting at 9:00 AM, or you can attend evening sessions in the Centertown Community Center at 6:30 PM, whichever is more convenient for your schedule. As a reminder, University of Tennessee Extension provides programs in agriculture and natural resources, 4-H youth development, family and consumer sciences, and resource development with University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture and county governments cooperating. UT Extension provides equal opportunities in programs and employment. Topics will include Carcass Merit, Economic Updates and Forecast, Cattle Grading, Forages, Herd Health, Quality Assurance, Pasture Management, and Transportation.

The topics will be covered by various Extension Specialists and Industry Experts from across the state. The cost of the course will be $75 for those with current Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) certification which will include materials and refreshments. If you do not have a current BQA certification, that will be covered during the AMBP classes. You can stop by the DeKalb County Extension office at 722 South Congress Blvd., Smithville to register or call Johnny Barnes at 615-597-4945 for more information.


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